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Academic Rigor
4.2258
Dorm Life
4.0784
Food and Dining
3.8302
Bang for the buck
3.8529
Clubs and Activities
4.1538
Campus Safety
4.6000
Most Helpful Review for Pepperdine University
  • Category: Bang for the buck
  • Review by: Rachael from Spokane, WA
  • 51 out of 52 people found this review helpful

definitely an expensive school! but they're pretty good about financial aid and it's well worth it.

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  • Sara from Monument, CO
  • Apr-03-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I feel I am being called to attend Pepperdine. The student:teacher ratio is small which enhances academic excellence. The campus is stunning with great housing, excellent extracurricular activities and an unfaltering religious focus.

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  • Mar-25-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Pepperdine is an all-round special place. They have a balance of great academics, sports, faith and service, not to mention their campus is also gorgeous! I really hope I get to commit to them!

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  • Karen from Alhambra, CA
  • Mar-17-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Pepperdine is definitely a place for those with passion about what they are majoring in. The campus is on a spot with a fabulous view and provides excellent facilities. Great for those who want to be in a more quiet area.

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  • LitNerd from Orange County, CA
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Pepperdine University is an odd school that's at once religious and secular, academic and close-minded, conservative and rowdy. Christian worship and ministry opportunities are prevalent on campus but there's also a sizable percentage of the student body which doesn't identify with any faith or holds more liberal views on social issues. Overall Pepperdine is an ever surprising and mostly cordial melting pot of nationalities, states, backgrounds, and creeds that offers a wide array of extracurricular activities and areas of study in one of the most beautiful locales of Southern California.

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  • Chris from Tucson, AZ
  • Dec-05-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I toured Pepperdine last October and I was awestruck. The whole campus was amazing including the academics, campus life, and yes, the view was awesome too. I was completely amazed with Pepperdine.

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  • Jessica from Los Angeles, CA
  • Nov-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Although we don't have a football team, you can quickly find your niche where you fit in best. Its beauty near the coast can easily sweep away any student. Mandatory convo can be a drag but every now and then you pick something up.

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  • Jun-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Pepperdine is a beautiful school. It has an amazing faculty. Go study abroad.

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  • Samantha from Murrieta, CA
  • May-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Pepperdine is a Christian institution that can be a great environment to foster spiritual growth, for those who are seeking it. Pepperdine is full of ambitious, friendly, talented, beautiful, physically fit, smart students. Pepperdine is located in Malibu and therefore is a beach school: surfing, volleyball, and definitely hammocking are a thing here!

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  • Daphne from Folsom, CA
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Pepperdine University not only offers an amazing view of the ocean, but a satisfying educational career as well. The many clubs and organizations available help integrate students into campus life. Christian values are incorporated into every aspect of university involvement.

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  • Brianna from Huntington Beach, CA
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Pepperdine University offers much more to its students than a gorgeous view from hills in Malibu; it provides students with an encouraging environment, unparalleled opportunities such as the study abroad programs, challenging academics, and a loving community. Faith is integrated into the classroom, enabling professors to instill moral values that will be used later in life to push them forward in their careers.

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